WE FIGHT TO ABOLISH PRISONS.
WE FIGHT FOR BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS.
Black and Pink was founded in 2005 and is a national prison abolitionist organization dedicated to dismantling the criminal punishment system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS who are affected by the system through advocacy, support, and organizing.
Black and Pink is a national organization with a strong grassroots network of 13 volunteer-led chapters and more than 20,000 current and formerly incarcerated LGBTQIAS2+ and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) members located across the country.
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of 1,118 inside members surveyed have been in solitary confinement at some point during their sentence
of 1,118 inside members surveyed identified as LGBTQIA2S+ prior to their incarceration
of 1,118 inside members surveyed were over 6 times more likely to be sexually assaulted than the general prison population